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Top Ten Things I Learned from My iPadpalooza Experience

We often tell our students or our own children that everything will work out ok... "be brave"... "don't worry so much".... (and my all-time fav) "just do your ________"... Yep- see! you can fill in the blank because, as adults, we say it often. We can say these things with such certainty because, being the ever-wise and worldly beings that we are, we know that truthfully there is very little that can be so earthshaking that it alters the world as we know it. But what happens when the roles are reversed and we're the ones who are looking at what we feel is impossible? That's the situation I found myself in recently. My dear friend Daisy suggested that I submit a proposal to present at iPadpalooza this year. I honestly had no idea that speakers submitted proposals to present their material to share with others at various conferences. It was 11:00 at night when I ventured onto the site and submitted the proposal on a whim. And it was with crazy ex…